Ray Shipley is an Ōtautahi-based comedian, writer, celebrant, and bookseller. In 2019, they were nominated for the Billy T Award. Ray is a repeat Christchurch Poetry Slam winner, placing third nationally in 2018. Their poetry can be found in the anthologies Solid Air and in Out Here, among others.
Events at Word
LOST THE PLOT! THE WORD QUIZ NIGHTWednesday, 23 August 6:30 pm
Who doesn't love a quiz? Roll up for this quiz night with your host Ray Shipley.
RAY SHIPLEY’S LATE NIGHT POETRY HOURFriday, 25 August 9:00 pm
Christchurch’s favourite nocturnal salon brings together visiting out-of-towners and hot locals for a memorable night of poetry, shenanigans, feelings and staying up far too late.